Ribery calm despite vote 'disadvantage'

December 18, 2013
By Stephan Uersfeld, Germany Correspondent, and Ian Holyman, France Correspondent

Bayern Munich star Franck Ribery has told Sport Bild it is “a shame” that the Ballon d’Or vote was delayed but remains positive about his chances.

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France international Ribery was thought to be the leading candidate for the 2013 award after helping Bayern to success in the Champions League, Bundesliga and DFB-Pokal last season, but FIFA’s decision to delay voting ...

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